adj iffy; something which isn’t in as good as state as it might be. It might be you with a hangover; your ex-girlfriend or the car you bought from someone in the pub last week: I can’t come into work today – I’m feeling a bit ropey or: We took a look over the plans but to be honest they looked a bit ropey.

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Related words

redundant, revise, rubbish, samey

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